Today is Women’s Day which is named”International Labor Women’s Day”. The International Labor Women’s Day is entitled “United Nations women’s rights and international peace day” / “United Nations women’s rights and international peace day”, also known as “International Women’s Day”, “38 festival” and “38 women’s Day” in China. It is a festival set up in March 8th every year to celebrate the important contributions and great achievements of women in the economic, political and social fields.
Since March 8, 1909, the women’s strike and parade in Chicago, the United States, has gone through more than a hundred years since twenty-first Century. In different regions, the emphasis of celebration is different from the celebration of respect for women, the celebration of love for women, to celebrate Women’s achievements in the economic, political and social fields. Since the beginning of this festival is a political event initiated by socialist feminists, the festival has been integrated with the cultures of many countries, mainly in Europe, including Russia.The IWD is a witness to women’s creation of history, and women’s struggle for equality with men is a long way to go. The ancient Greek Lixisitelata leads women fight to stop the war; during the French Revolution, Paris women shouting “freedom, equality, fraternity”, on the streets of Versailles to vote.The “38” International Women’s Day is a common festival for women all over the world. The day was recognized by the United Nations and also established as a legal holiday in many countries. Women from all over the world, though distinguished by different national boundaries, races, languages, cultures, economies and politics, can celebrate their own festivals on this day. Let people look back on the struggle that was made ninety years ago for equality, justice, peace and development.It is a festival for women in all countries to strive for peace, equality and development. It is also a festival celebrating the contributions and achievements made by women in the economic, political and social fields. The establishment and extensive implementation of this festival is the unremitting effort and hard struggle of the women of all countries for a century.In some places (such as Russia and China), this festival has lost its political meaning and has become a simple man’s time to express love for women, which is similar to mother’s day and Valentine’s day’s mixture.